Ben Zobrist versus Coco Crisp
To be honest, this is a surprise matchup. Neither player started in left field in the regular season on a perpetual basis. However, both were tasked with that job this postseason.
Why? Because both players have extensive postseason experience, including a trip (or two) to the World Series. And, they each have one ring.
That is were the comparisons end.
The man with the best name in baseball, Coco Crisp, is a lifetime outfielder. After 15 MLB seasons, time has slowed him down. Once a stolen base leader, Crisp only swiped 10 bases this year and was caught five times. He hit .231 for the season and scored 54 runs.
Zobrist is only two years younger than Crisp, but his production has yet to slip. The 2016 All-Star batted with greater production this year that in years past. For the first time since 2011, Zobrist scored more than 90 runs and has more than 75 runs batted in.
This postseason, their run production are nearly identical.